Of Norman origin.

From a place in Normandy, France, called Brix.

Originated in Britain with baron Robert de Bruis.

It was the surname of Scottish hero Robert the Bruce, who won Scotland’s independence from England, in the 14th century.

Famous bearers are Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Willis, Bruce Lee, Bruce Beresford, Bruce Dern, Bruce Dickinson, Bruce McGill, Bruce Davison, Bruce McLaren, Bruce Robinson, Bruce French, Bruce Weitz, Bruce Grobbelaar.

American-Hong Kong Bruce Lee was the most influential martial artist of all time and one of the most popular pop culture idols of the 20th century.

He was the founder of Jeet Kune Do fighting art, a martial arts genius, philosopher, actor and filmmaker.